Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley dedicated a chapter in his book, From Mason Hall to Whitehall, to his dismissal from the Cabinet of the late prime minister Patrick Manning.
Overall market activity resulted from trading in 11 securities, of which one advanced, three declined and seven traded firm. Trading activity on the First Tier Market registered a volume of 175,167 shares crossing the floor of the stock exchange valued at $2,509,422.91. Prestige Holdings Ltd was the volume leader with 68,666 shares changing hands for a value of $645,460.40, followed by National Enterprises Ltd with a volume of 53,051 shares being traded for $955,072.76.
National Commercial Bank Jamaica Ltd contributed 25,002 shares with a value of $26,347.05, while Point Lisas Industrial Port Development Corporation Ltd added 10,000 shares valued at $41,500.00. Neal and Massy Holdings Ltd enjoyed the day’s sole price increase, climbing $0.01 to end the day at $69.41. Conversely, Clico Investment Fund suffered the day’s greatest loss, falling $0.67 to close at $21.65.
Clico Investment Fund was the only active security on the Mutual Fund Market, posting a volume of 23,398 shares valued at $506,598.88. Clico Investment Fund declined by $0.67 to end at $21.65. Praetorian Property Mutual Fund remained at $3.55. The Second Tier Market did not witness any activity. FNCU Venture Capital Company Ltd (suspended) remained at $1.00. Mora Ven Holdings Ltd remained at $14.97.